Linked Questions

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How can every single device on a network have a different public IP?

I'm at a computer camp, and I noticed that every single device connected to the network has a different public IP, which really surprised me. What is even more strange is that their public IPs are ...
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Surfing the web anonymously [closed]

What is the best, fastest, safest way to surf the web anonymously, and how much anonymity can you really achieve?
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Can a MAC address be traced?

Can the MAC address of a computer be traced to the serial number of a computer? I have the MAC address that is trying to break into my wireless router. Knowing the serial number of the computer would ...
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What is a MAC address, and what does it reveal about me?

Does my MAC address list my name, ect? How do I find out exactly what the MAC address tells me? I know it's the "physical address" of my laptop, but what exactly does that mean? This is what my MAC ...
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6answers
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Can a website see/know my MAC address even if I use a VPN? [duplicate]

I have searched other results and read many of them but I could not get an enough information. My question is that can a website see my MAC address or can they have an information about that I'm the ...
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How can I see bottom of dialogue box that is offscreen?

I've been searching for a way to get to the bottom portion of a dialogue box that spills below the edge of the screen. It's important that I get to it because it's where the save, default, cancel ...
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2answers
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Is your MAC address revealed when you hit up a website?

When you hit up a site, such as cnn.com, does the TCP/IP packet contain the MAC address of your network card? Could cnn.com theoretically record my MAC address?
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What do the numbers used in a IPV6 address mean?

I am trying to understand IPV6. I have a server with the following IPV6 address: 2607:f750:0:3f::f59. I don't understand what the numbers mean. It looks totally different from an IPV4 address. ...
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MAC address when visiting a website: does the web see that? [duplicate]

when I visit a website, the website gets my ip address. Does it get any other info, i.e., MAC? My ISP is TWC.
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What hardware information about your PC's can gathered by websites/ISP's?

What hardware information about your PC can be transferred ever the internet or stored by websites or by your Internet Service Provider. For eg. Your MAC address can be stored by websites but I ...
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1answer
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Accessing non-port80 web server using IPv6

In a normal IPv4 network, I can go into any browser such as Firefox and browse a server on a IPv4 address not hosted on port 80: http://192.168.42.6:8080/ This accesses the server on port 8080 on ...
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Debugging IPv6 routing issues

I have been given a native (no tunneling etc) IPv6 /64 block by my ISP. My pfSense router has successfully got an address, and from its WAN interface I can for instance ping ipv6.google.com and get a ...
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What information about my computer can a browser send to a web server? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What hardware information about your PC's can gathered by websites/ISP's? I'm very curious about the limitations of the a capabilities of a browser to send the details ...
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4answers
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IPv6 - Public IPs, private IPs, IPs derived from the MAC address? Confused!

I'm pretty much excited for IPv6 because of the large address room and (potential?) owning of more than one IP, or even tens of IPs (/122 subnet?) Though one magazine has now confused me. In a ...
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Can User Using Public Wi-Fi Be Traced?

Let's imagine the following situation: "Overintelligent hacker connects to Wi-Fi points across country and performs illegal activities that get government's attention. If all the government can get ...

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